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Mount Desert Island

Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island, ME 04609
+1 207-288-5005
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Nice stop after camping

Beyond words. I took dozens of pictures in this spot, but couldn't quite capture the beauty of it... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Brooke W
Absolutely stunning

We have been here twice. The first time in the spring when it was cold. The ocean was so dramatic... read more

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Home to Acadia National Park, this island off the coast of Maine with its beaches, sweeping cliffs and mountains offers visitors numerous recreational activities, from hiking, biking and following nature trails to swimming, sailing and kayaking.
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Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island, ME 04609
+1 207-288-5005
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Beyond words. I took dozens of pictures in this spot, but couldn't quite capture the beauty of it. It was a little cold and cloudy that day, but totally worth the stop. Rock hopping was exciting with the water coming in between some of the...More

Thank Brooke W
Reviewed 1 week ago

We have been here twice. The first time in the spring when it was cold. The ocean was so dramatic because of the wind. We came back in the Fall. Same beauty now with the drama of the colors. Definitely a must see.

Thank Dartravelgirl
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

beautiful ride up the mountain. cadilac mountain was closed for the winter when we were there, but thunder hole was still open and it is beautiful and majestic

Thank Katrina P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Before moving to Hawai‘i in ‘84, this was my absolutely favorite NP in USA. Lived in Providence, RI ‘74-78 and visited frequently. A must go! Bar Harbor, Northeast Harbor, Jordan Pond Lunch, Lobstah everywhere fresh and inexpensive. Can’t wait to return in full Fall foliage...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Visiting Bar Harbor, going to Acadia National Park in Mount Desert was not part of the plan.... I'm so glad my wife insisted... We went 2x in three days... Can't wait to visit next year... True gem.

Thank Steve L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We spent a few days in an Airbnb on Mount Desert Island. We had a great time hiking the mountains, walking on a sandbar to Bar Island, dining in many different restaurants, being together and as corny as it sounds, one with nature. The fauna...More

Thank sradmd
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

For a true picture of the Maine coast, Mount Desert Island is a great place to see. So many things to do, but honestly just driving around is great because the landscape is overwhelmingly beautiful!!

Thank Beach1613
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We traveled all over the island in October, spending several days and evenings enjoying the various coastal towns, the interior and the scenic cliffs, rocks, and shore. Plan a vacation around this place, you won't regret it.

Thank UncleChuck
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I'm not quite sure why Mount Desert Island is something to do while in Bar Harbor because Bar Harbor is a town on the island. While on the island we stayed in Bar Harbor and did explore Acadia National Park and had dinner in Southwest...More

Thank Jennifer B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We drove The Loop road and stopped at various pull-offs and parking areas to drink in the amazing views. It was not at all crowded on the last Sunday in October and we even got to enjoy the last of the fall colors. Without hurrying...More

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Kenny S
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Response from Bill M | Reviewed this property |
be sure to hike the Wonderland Trail near. Bass Harbor for up close and personal views of tidal pools with many wonderful sea creatures up close and personal.
Liane M
15 September 2017|
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Response from NickyD0500 | Reviewed this property |
Pets must be restrained on a leash no longer than 6 feet (2 m). Pets should not be left unattended. Summer sunshine poses a threat to pets in vehicles. Pet owners are responsible for removing pet waste from campground... More